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Denver Public Schools
22 hours ago
Longtime parent volunteer is running for school board in northwest Denver
This is the second time Tony Curcio is running for the seat.
June 13, 2019
Denver school board bans use of handcuffs on elementary school students
Handcuffs can still be used on middle and high school students, though the resolution directs Denver Public Schools to significantly decrease the frequency.
June 13, 2019
Democrats for Education Reform won’t deploy money in the Denver school board race
The group is focusing on statewide issues instead, its director said.
June 11, 2019
Denver graduate who has spent career advocating for children is running for school board
Diana Romero Campbell is the head of Scholars Unlimited, a nonprofit organization that provides after-school and summer learning opportunities.
June 7, 2019
Denver mother and former nurse is running for southeast school board seat
Kristi Leech is a political newcomer who left her job to help provide more support in school for her oldest son.
June 6, 2019
Denver teacher ‘will not return’ to district after reportedly making black student clean up feces
The 6-year-old was reportedly made to clean the feces after his kindergarten teacher believed a white student’s claim over his.
June 5, 2019
How these Denver students earned credits for a college Spanish minor while in high school
The program has been so successful that it’s expanding to several other Denver high schools this fall.
June 4, 2019
Denver teachers union will re-do leadership election this fall
Teacher Rob Gould will serve as acting union president this summer.
use of force
May 30, 2019
Handcuffed in Denver in the fifth grade: ‘Whenever I shut my eyes, I saw the cuffs’
The experience left the Denver 11-year-old with nightmares, scars on his wrists, and a visceral fear of police.
May 24, 2019
One-time Denver school board president won’t run again for an open seat
Three seats on the seven-member Denver school board are up for grabs in November, including the at-large seat Nate Easley was considering
May 23, 2019
Denver to offer teens a free transit pass on their smartphones
To help boost the mobility of young people, Denver will offer 12- to 18-year-olds free transit passes usable with their smartphones this summer.
May 23, 2019
Garage sales and GoFundMe campaigns are nice, but districts want better fix for school lunch debt
In Colorado and the rest of the country, fundraisers to pay off school meal debt are common, but some district leaders say they're not a viable long-term solution.
May 22, 2019
Denver school board member Lisa Flores says she will not run for re-election
"I don’t find it possible to make a second four-year commitment at this time.”
May 21, 2019
From student to staffer, Denver school board candidate’s district ties span decades
Alexis Menocal Harrigan said her own experience mirrors that of many of Denver’s 93,000 public school students.
May 20, 2019
Methodist pastor who supported Denver teachers during strike is running for school board
Brad Laurvick is pastor at Highlands United Methodist Church in northwest Denver, and the father of a first-grader in Denver Public Schools.
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